HTML 5

Information about HTML 5

Published on June 7, 2010

Author: rishuwalia

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PowerPoint Presentation: IS HTML5 READY FOR eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT? PowerPoint Presentation: “New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too)”. -Steve Jobs PowerPoint Presentation: List of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5, released by Apple See the entire list PowerPoint Presentation: Clearly, Apple is backing HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for developing future web applications PowerPoint Presentation: But, is HTML5 ready for eLearning Development? PowerPoint Presentation: But, is HTML5 ready for eLearning Development? More specifically, is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development? PowerPoint Presentation: NO Read more PowerPoint Presentation: NO NOT YET Read more PowerPoint Presentation: HTML5 still has some real constraints and it may not replace Flash for eLearning/ mLearning development in the near future . PowerPoint Presentation: HTML5 still has some real constraints and it may not replace Flash for eLearning/ mLearning development in the near future . In fact, it may not replace Flash at all because… PowerPoint Presentation: BROWSERS DO NOT PROVIDE FULL SUPPORT FOR HTML5 1 PowerPoint Presentation: None of the web browsers for mobile or desktop have full HTML 5 implementations at present. PowerPoint Presentation: Internet Explorer (IE 6, 7 and 8), the most widely used web browser, has no support for HTML5. PowerPoint Presentation: The new version (IE 9) which is expected to be released sometime in 2011 will support HTML5. Internet Explorer (IE 6, 7 and 8), the most widely used web browser, has no support for HTML5. PowerPoint Presentation: Even Apple iPad Safari browser doesn’t have full HTML5 support. PowerPoint Presentation: 2 CROSS PLATFORM / BROWSER COMPATIBILITY PowerPoint Presentation: Every browser has its own rendering mechanism so an application developed for iPad Safari is not guaranteed to work well in other browsers like IE, Firefox or Chrome. PowerPoint Presentation: Every browser has its own rendering mechanism so an application developed for iPad Safari is not guaranteed to work well in other browsers like IE, Firefox or Chrome. Developers will have to make modifications in the code to make it work in different browsers. PowerPoint Presentation: This is not the case with plugins like Flash or Silverlight where the applications once developed can run on all the browsers without any modifications. PowerPoint Presentation: 3 AUDIO/VIDEO SUPPORT PowerPoint Presentation: HTML5 has added new video and audio tags that can play video/audio in a browser without a plug-in but it doesn’t officially support any video or audio format. PowerPoint Presentation: Content developers will have to spend more time in encoding the videos to Ogg Theora and to H.264 formats so that all major browsers are supported . PowerPoint Presentation: Content developers will have to spend more time in encoding the videos to Ogg Theora and to H.264 formats so that all major browsers are supported . But this is not sufficient as IE doesn’t support the video tag and would not be able to play the video or audio file without a plug-in. PowerPoint Presentation: Flash supports FLV/FV4 formats and those are not browser dependent . PowerPoint Presentation: Flash supports FLV/FV4 formats and those are not browser dependent . Also, Flash or Silverlight video/audio supports secure media streaming ; there is no clear counterpart for this in HTML5. PowerPoint Presentation: 4 DEVELOPMENT TOOLS PowerPoint Presentation: There are no tools available (except Dreamweaver CS5*) that can create animations for HTML5 having a good designer developer workflow required to create quality graphics and animations like Flash Professional. *Need to explore its HTML5 support PowerPoint Presentation: To create animations with HTML5, developers have to code animations using JavaScript and CSS. PowerPoint Presentation: To create animations with HTML5, developers have to code animations using JavaScript and CSS. A task which tools like Flash professional can do in minutes may take hours , if not days, to do using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. PowerPoint Presentation: SUMMARY HTML5 is not ready for eLearning development because: Browsers don’t provide full support for HTML5 Issues with Cross Platform / Browser Compatibility Lack of Audio / Video Support Lack of Development Tools PowerPoint Presentation: Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. www.upsidelearning.com E-mail: [email protected] www.upsidelearning.com/blog http://www.facebook.com/UpsideLearning http://twitter.com/UpsideLearning Images courtesy of www.sxc.hu

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